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Publicity photograph from Stormy Weather

Created by:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
1943; published 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.4.5
Restrictions & Rights:
©20th Century Fox Film Corporation . Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.4.5
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Bill Robinson

Created by:
Robert H. McNeill, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Object number:
2014.276.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert H. McNeill. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.276.2.3

Souvenir program for Memphis Bound!

Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Avon Long, American, 1910 - 1984  Search this
Sheila Guyse, American, 1925 - 2013  Search this
John J. Wildberg, American, 1902 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 15/16 × 9 1/16 × 1/16 in. (30.3 × 23 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
American South  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.8

John Wildberg Presents Bill Robinson in Memphis Bound: a New Musical Comedy with Avon Long

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Avon Long, American, 1910 - 1984  Search this
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
John J. Wildberg, American, 1902 - 1959  Search this
Laura Cathrell, 1915 - 1999  Search this
Belasco Theatre, American, founded 1907  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 15/16 × 6 9/16 × 1/16 in. (22.7 × 16.7 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.7

Photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

Photograph by:
James J. Kriegsmann, 1909 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23.4 × 18.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 in. (25.3 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.22
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Photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

Photograph by:
James J. Kriegsmann, 1909 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 1/4 in. (23.3 × 18.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 in. (25.3 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1936
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.84
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.84
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Photographic print of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 7/16 × 6 5/8 in. (21.4 × 16.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1942 - 1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
United States--History--1933-1945  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
2014.302.42
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.42
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Program for Memphis Bound

Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Colonial Theatre, American, founded 1900  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Avon Long, American, 1910 - 1984  Search this
John J. Wildberg, American, 1902 - 1959  Search this
Vinton Freedley, American, 1891 - 1969  Search this
Sheila Guyse, American, 1925 - 2013  Search this
Ida James, American, 1920 - 1986  Search this
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
L.A.B. Amusement Corporation, American  Search this
W. S. Gilbert, British, 1836 - 1911  Search this
Arthur Sullivan, British, 1842 - 1900  Search this
Gilbert and Sullivan, British, 1871 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
American South  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.269
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.269

Program for Cafe Zanzibar

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Cafe Zanzibar, American, 1943 - 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Howard, American, 1867 - 1961  Search this
Pee Wee Marquette, American, 1914 - 1992  Search this
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Maurice Rocco, American, 1915 - 1976  Search this
Velma Middleton, American, 1917 - 1961  Search this
Peters Sisters, American  Search this
Nicholas Brothers, American  Search this
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
The Zanzibeauts, American, 1943 - 1948  Search this
Claude Hopkins Orchestra, American, 1930 - 1940  Search this
Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra, American, 1928 - 1947  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/16 × 4 15/16 × 1/16 in. (18.3 × 12.6 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/16 × 9 15/16 × 1/16 in. (18.3 × 25.3 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
souvenir programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.68
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.68
Additional Online Media:

Program for Cafe Zanzibar

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Cafe Zanzibar, American, 1943 - 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Howard, American, 1867 - 1961  Search this
Pee Wee Marquette, American, 1914 - 1992  Search this
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
Otto Eason, American  Search this
Velma Middleton, American, 1917 - 1961  Search this
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Maurice Rocco, American, 1915 - 1976  Search this
Peters Sisters, American  Search this
The Zanzibeauts, American, 1943 - 1948  Search this
Nicholas Brothers, American  Search this
Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra, American, 1928 - 1947  Search this
Claude Hopkins Orchestra, American, 1930 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 1/4 × 5 1/16 × 1/16 in. (18.4 × 12.8 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 1/4 × 10 1/16 (18.4 × 25.6 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
souvenir programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.69
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.69
Additional Online Media:

Cue vol. 14 no. 22

Written by:
Cue Magazine, American  Search this
Published by:
Cue Publishing Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Laura Cathrell, 1915 - 1999  Search this
W. S. Gilbert, British, 1836 - 1911  Search this
Arthur Sullivan, British, 1842 - 1900  Search this
Gilbert and Sullivan, British, 1871 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28.5 × 20.9 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 1/4 × 16 7/16 × 1/16 in. (28.5 × 41.8 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 2, 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Radio  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.274.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.274.1

Loose pages from a magazine about the Cotton Club

Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Published by:
Unidentified  Search this
Photograph by:
James J. Kriegsmann, 1909 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Herman Stark, American, 1895 - 1981  Search this
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American, 1878 - 1949  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Cotton Club, American, 1923 - 1940  Search this
Louis Sobol  Search this
New York Journal, American, 1895 - 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270a: Closed): 12 × 9 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 22.8 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270a: Open): 12 × 17 15/16 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 45.6 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270b): 11 15/16 × 9 × 1/16 in. (30.4 × 22.8 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270c): 12 × 8 15/16 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 22.7 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270d): 12 × 8 15/16 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 22.7 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270e: Closed): 12 × 9 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 22.8 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2013.46.25.270e: Open): 12 × 18 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 45.7 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
magazines (periodicals)
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1936
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.270a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.270a-e

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